Not too long ago Essence (one of my favorite nailpolish brands) came out with a new product. Their Nail Colour 3 'sticks'. It's a double ended nail polish with one solid color polish and an end with a special effect top coat. I picked up the first one of the set, which is 01 Midnight Date. See what I think about these polishes below!
Midnight Date, the solid polish of the set is a pretty navy blue with blue shimmer. Nothing too spectacular, but I think it's nice. It kind of reminds me of OPI's Russian Navy, but that one is a little darker.
The real beauty of this set is the special effect top coat. City that never sleeps is a blue based flaky top coat with blue and green flakes. It's absolutely gorgeous, isn't it? What a stunner.
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN WE GOT OURSELVES A ONE COATER! Okay, all jokes aside. This is something that almost never happens with budget polishes. The polish itself is a little on the thin side, which makes the pigmentation even better. It does apply quite nicely, the brush was very easy to handle.
And now for the combo... Boy, are flakies hard to photograph. These are the times where I really wished that I had a professional camera. My Canon Powershot SX1ooIS just doesn't cut it sometimes.
And becaus a base coat, two coats of solid color, a flaky top coat wasn't enough, I added another coat. And a matte one at that. Don't you just adore this look? I love it like this!
Because I love the top coat so much, I wanted to see what it looked like combined with other base polishes...
over GOSH 'Nero'
The essence nail art Nail Colour 3 stick retail for €1,79 a piece
AND NOW FOR THE BEST PART! As a celebration of my blog doing so well the last month and me reaching ONE HUNDRED FOLLOWERS ON HELLOCOTTON.COM TODAY I'm giving away three of these polish sticks. That means you'll get three solid colors and three special effect top coats. Terms are down below.
* Open worldwide
* To enter you must be a follower on GFC or hellocotton (new or old, it doesn't matter)
* Leave a comment on this post with your GFC/hellocotton username. Or both, which will get you a double entry
* You can triple your chances of winning by writing a blog post mentioning this giveaway with a link to this blogpost. Leave the link to your blogpost in the comment as well.
Best of luck!
Giveaway is open for entry up until the 20th of April. That's next Friday, peeps!